|Present||Associate Dean, First Year, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University|
|Present||Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University|
Assistant: Monardo, Angela
Charting the Consequences: The Impact of Charter Rights on Law and Politics in Canada Books (1997)
In 1990, Supreme Court Justice Bertha Wilson proclaimed that the Canadian Charter of Rights 'is and must continue to be a vital force in molding the lives of Canadians.' In this collection of original essays ...
Precedent, Principle and Pragmatism: Justice Wilson and the Expansion of Canadian Tort Law The Supreme Court Law Review: Osgoode’s Annual Constitutional Cases Conference (2008)
Tort law does not appear to have been a particular area of interest for Bertha Wilson during her years as a law student or in legal practice. But after she was appointed to the bench, ...
Marx and Mackinnon: The Promise and Perils of Marxism for Feminist Legal Theory Science and Society. Volume 69, Number 1 (2005), p. 113-132. (2005)
Catherine MacKinnon, perhaps the dominant voice of North American feminist legal theory over the last two decades, developed her feminist theory of law through an extended metaphor with Marxism. Marxist thought thus became thoroughly intertwined ...
Work, Sex, and Sex-Work: Competing Feminist Discourses on the International Sex Trade Osgoode Hall Law Journal (2004)
This article explores the competing discourses of radical feminism and sex radicalism on the international sex trade. These voices have been dominant in feminist debates on this issue and both have proved significant forces when ...
From Jailbird to Jailbait: Age of Consent Laws and the Construction of Teenage Sexualities William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law. Volume 9, Issue 3 (2003), p. 313-349. (2003)
Age of consent laws provide an obvious example of direct state intervention into the sexual lives of teenagers. But the reach of this body of law extends further than this, operating in complex and contradictory ...
Legal Rites: Abjection and the Criminal Regulation of Consensual Sex Saskatchewan Law Review. Volume 63, Issue 1 (2000), p. 119-144. (2000)
The application of criminal law to consensual sex is an arena of conflict and contest between conservative and liberal forces in the United States, with occasional feminist interventions. The same arguments tend to recur on ...
Contributions to Books (3)
‘Even a Successful Lawsuit Will be a Worry:’ Law and Community Relations in L. M. Montgomery’s Life and Work Storm and Dissonance: L.M. Montgomery and Conflict. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008. (2008)
Law plays only a peripheral role in L.M. Montgomery’s fiction. Lawyers occasionally appear as supporting characters and the odd plot point turns on a legal document such as a will. But when conflict surfaces in ...
Research Papers, Working Papers, Conference Papers (1)
Book Reviews (3)
Book Reviews, the Common Law Tort of Defamation, and the Suppression of Scholarly Debate German Law Journal. Volume 11, Number 6 (2010), p. 656-670. (2010)
Professor Joseph Weiler will soon stand trial for criminal libel in France for refusing to remove a book review from a website associated with an academic journal for which he serves as editor. His case ...
What to Expect in Your First Year at Osgoode: Dean's Webcast 2013 Student Life (2013)
Dean Lorne Sossin and members of the Osgoode Community discuss the transition to law school and what to expect in first year. Topics include: The first week at Osgoode; Orientation; First year program (courses and ...
Osgoode Research Fellowships for Professors Kate Sutherland and Dan Priel Ovations Archive (2014 - 2017) (2016)
Dean Lorne Sossin announced February 23 that he has accepted the recommendations of the Research & Seminars Committee to award Osgoode Hall Research Fellowships next year to Professors Kate Sutherland and Dan Priel. The Fellowship ...